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Direction of fuel filter for Poulan Pro Riding lawnmower

I am replacing my fuel fiter and need to know the direction that it needs to be placed. Fuel filter is a Briggs & Stratton Part # 394358S. Online instructions say that arrows should point toward carburetor. There are no arrows on filter. There is a larger diameter end and a smaller diameter end. The filter is identical to original but I had changed to one that was suppose to be a replacement part from Sears. I can't remember how original was placed.

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The small end should point to the carb

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